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Detainee Abuse Afghanistan

Why Oversight Matters: The Consequences of Hiring Criminals and Insurgents to Guard US Bases

Erica Gaston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Erica Gaston

When U.S.-employed base guards commit extrajudicial killings, kidnappings, or other harassment of the local population with no consequences, the local community holds the U.S. responsible.

DOD Ordered To Release Detainee Torture Photos

ACLU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A federal court today ordered the Department of Defense to release photographs depicting the abuse of detainees by U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan...

US Abuse Of Detainees Was Routine At Afghanistan Bases

McClatchy Newspapers | Tom Lasseter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

American soldiers herded the detainees into holding pens of razor-sharp concertina wire, the kind that's used to corral livestock. The guards kicked,...